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STATISTICS OF THE IRON INDUSTKT.
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States will depend upon the concentration of the lean beds of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Alabama, while Europe will work the mammoth beds of Luxemburg and Lothringen. It is to be expected that the Rocky Mountains will furnish new fields, while Africa and the unknown corners of the earth may be relied on to prevent a catastrophe.
TABLE XXXIII-E. Production of Coal, Ore, Pig-iron and Steel in 1903.
NOTE : One unit = 1,000 gross tons.
	Coal.		Ore.		Pig Iron.		Steel.	
	Tons.	Per cent. of total.	Tons.	Per cent. of total.	Tons.	Per cent, of total.	Tons.	Pei-cent. of total.
United. States ..................	319,068 330,334 162,457 34,906 23,797 40,629 17,500 320 2,587 347 6,825	36.5 26.4 18.6 4.0 2.7 4.7 2.0 ' ' 0.3 ' ' 0.8	35,019 13,716 21,231 6,220 184 3,269 5,648* 3,678 8,304 875 236. 625	34.4 13.5 20.9 6.1 0.2 3.3 5.6 3.6 8.3 0.4 0.3 0.6	18,009 8,935 10,086 2,841 1,217 1,428 2,454 507 303 75 265	38.8 19.3 21,8 6.1 2.6 3.1 5.3 1.1 0.7 0.2 0.6	14,535 5,134 8,802 1,885 969 1,193* 2,375 319 200 187 182	40.6 14.3 24.5 5.3 2.7 3.3 6.6 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.5
Great Britain ..................								
Germany and Luxemburg .... France ..... . ....................								
Belgium ........................								
Austria-Hungary .............								
Russia and Finland ............								
Sweden .........................								
Spain. , ..........................								
Italy ............................								
Canada ................... . .....								
Cuba. . . ....... . .................								
Transvaal .....        .     .	2,258 7,438 6,355 9,702* !,	0.3 0.9 0.7 1.1 0.2						
India			85* 14* 70+	d.i				
New South \Vales								
Japan   , .        ....                .				0.1				
								
Greece			360 589 2,162	0.4 0.6 1.9				
Algeria.								
Otner countries. . . . ............	7,581	0.8			248	0.4	65	0.2
Total ...................	873,535	100.0	101,785	100.0	46,368	100.0	35,846	100.0
								
1902.   + = 1901.
TABLE XXXIII-F. Production of Coal (all kinds); 1 unit = 1000 gross or metric tons.
Year.	United States.	Great Britain.	Germany and Luxemburg.	France.	Russia.	Austria-Hungary.	Belgium.
I860. . 1885. 1890. 1895. 1896. 1897.	63,823 99,250 140,867 172,426 171416 178,769	146,969 159,351 181,614 189,661 195,361 202,119	59.118 73,676 89,057 103,958 112,471 120,474	19,362 19,511 26,083 28,030 29,190 30,798	3,238 4 208 6,017 9,079 9,229 11,207	14,800 20,435 27,504 32,655 33,676 35,939	16,867 17,438 30,366 20,415 211252 31,492
1898. 1899. 1900. 1901. 1902. 1903. 1904. 1905	196,407 226,555 240,789 261,874 269,277 319,068 314,122	202,042 220,085 225,181 219,047 230,729 234,009 232,428 9QA 19Q	127,959 135,844 149,788 152,629 150,600 162,620 169,451 17Q 707	32,856 32,863 33,270 32,335 29,997 35,003 34,168	12,242 13,558 14,913 16,270 15,503 16,200 19,318	37,786 38,738 38,064 41,203 39,387 39,600 41,014	22,088 22,072 23,465 22187? 23,8r 22,761 21,844
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